Overwatch League Free Agents

Justin Hartling  | 
Free Agents

The Gladiators core could be dismantled this off-season with Surefour, Hydration and Void all free agents (Photo via Blizzard)

Free agency for the Overwatch league officially started on October 7, 2019. Like many organized sports, in Overwatch League, players whose contracts had expired became free agents and were able to seek new opportunities with new teams or re-sign with their current organization.

Some players also had what is called a team option. That is a clause in a players’ contract that would allow the team to retain a player for another year without allowing the player to become a free agent. Though teams did not need to officially announce their team options until November 11, many chose to release players sooner to allow them to seek new opportunities.

Below is a list of Overwatch League players who are officially confirmed to be free agents.
Note: Other players have team options left on their contracts but there has been no official word regarding their free agency status.


Player Previous Team New Team
Min-Seok “Aimgod” Kwon Boston Uprising
Kristian “Kellex” Keller Boston Uprising
Lucas “Note” Meissner Dallas Fuel
Hyeon-woo “HaGoPeun” Jo Florida Mayhem
Jae-ho “RaiN” Park Florida Mayhem
Jae-mo “xepheR” Koo Florida Mayhem
Yong-joon “Creature” Choi Florida Mayhem
Seong-won “Swon” Yoon Florida Mayhem
Aaron “Bischu” Kim Guangzhou Charge
Joona “Fragi” Laine Guangzhou Charge
Hong-Jun “Hotba” Choi Guangzhou Charge
Won-Hyeop “Arhan” Jung Houston Outlaws
Christopher “Bani” Benell Houston Outlaws
Daniel “Boink” Pence Houston Outlaws
Ji-hyeok “birdring” Kim London Spitfire
Hee-dong “Guard” Lee London Spitfire
Jong-seok “NUS” Kim London Spitfire
João Pedro “Hydration” Goes Telles Los Angeles Gladiators
Lane “Surefour” Roberts Los Angeles Gladiators
Jun-Woo “Void” Kang Los Angeles Gladiators
Tae-Hong “Meko” Kim New York Excelsior

Yeon-oh “Fl0w3R” Hwang

New York Excelsior
Jae-Hyeok “Carpe” Lee Philadelphia Fusion
Josue “Eqo” Corona Philadelphia Fusion
Alberto “Neptuno” González Molinillo Philadelphia Fusion
Su-Min “Sado” Kim Philadelphia Fusion
Andreas “Nevix” Karlsson San Francisco Shock
Je-Hong “Ryujehong” Ryu Seoul Dynasty
Jin-Mo “Tobi” Yang Seoul Dynasty
Joon-Hyeok “Zunba” Kim Seoul Dynasty
Young-Jin “Gamsu” Noh Shanghai Dragons
Jaeyoon “Aid” Go Toronto Defiant
Daniel “Gods” Graeser Toronto Defiant
Jin-ui “im37” Hong Toronto Defiant
Normunds “Sharyk” Faterins Toronto Defiant
Gyeong-mu“Yakpung” Jo Toronto Defiant
Gi-Hyeon “Ado” Chon Washington Justice
Yeon-Jun “Ark” Hong Washington Justice
Joon-Hwa “Janus” Song Washington Justice
Hyang-Gi “Sansam” Kim Washington Justice
Nikola “Sleepy” Andrews Washington Justice
Justin Hartling
Justin Hartling
Justin has been writing professionally for his entire career with a background in journalism and broadcasting. After writing about what other people wanted for years, Justin came up with the idea for Hotspawn – allowing him to combine his love of writing and of esports.